Historical Events In 2017
Tuesday, 27 October 2020
Apr 02 Attack on visitors to Muslim shrine by a custodian and others in Sargodha, Pakistan leaves 20 dead on this day in history.
Apr 03 On this day in history bomb on St Petersburg metro kills 11, 2nd bomb defused
Apr 04 Alibaba becomes the world's largest retailer according to US Securities and Exchange Commission on this day in history.
Apr 04 On this day in history chemical weapons attack on Khan Sheikhoun, Syria by Syrian government forces kills more than 80 civilians
Apr 04 Pink Star diamond sets world record price of $71 million for a gem at an action in Hong Kong on this day in history.
Apr 05 Pepsi ad featuring Kendall Jenner pulled after criticized for trivializing demonstrations on this day in history.
Apr 06 In the year 2017 chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Florida for talks with US President Donald Trump
Apr 06 In the year 2017 in response to a suspected chemical weapons attack on a rebel-held town, the U.S. military launches 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at an air base in Syria. Russia describes the strikes as an "aggression", adding they significantly damage U.S.-Russia ties.
Apr 07 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts Electric Light Orchestra, Joan Baez, Yes, Tupac Shakur , Journey, and Pearl Jam on this day in history.
Apr 07 Truck driven into a department store in Stockholm, killing 4 in a terror attack in the year 2017.
Apr 07 US President Donald Trump orders missile strike on Syrian airfield after chemical weapons attack on Khan Sheikhoun on this day in history.
Apr 08 Fifth day of protests by thousands in Caracas, Venezuela against the government in the year 2017.
Apr 09 81st Masters Golf Tournament: Spanaird Sergio Garcia wins his 1st major after beating Justin Rose in a playoff in the year 2017.
Apr 09 Suicide car bombing in Mogadishu, Somalia kills at least 17, Al-Shabaab group claim responsibility in the year 2017.
Apr 09 On this day in history twitter footage of passenger forcibly removed from United Airlines flight in Chicago after flight overbooked causes outrage
Apr 09 In the year 2017 two Egyptian coptic churches in Tanta and Alexandria attacked by suicide bombers leaving at least 44 dead
Apr 10 "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" directed by James Gunn and starring Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana premieres in Toyko on this day in history.
Apr 10 In the year 2017 alabama Governor Robert Bentley resigns over relationship with an aide and possible misuse of state funds to cover it up
Apr 10 Edward Enninful is announced the new Editor of "British Vogue" its first male and black editor on this day in history.
Apr 13 In the 2017 Nangarhar airstrike the U.S. drops the GBU-43/B MOAB, the world's largest non-nuclear weapon, at an ISIL base in Afghanistan in the year 2017.
Apr 14 On this day in history "The Fate of the Furious" directed by F. Gary Gray, starring Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson opens worldwide - highest-grossing weekend at $532 million
Apr 14 On this day in history meethotamulla rubbish dump collapses onto houses in Colombo, Sri Lanka killing 26
Apr 15 Suicide car bomb targets buses carrying Syrian evacuees at Rashidin, 126 killed including 70 children in the year 2017.
Apr 16 In the year 2017 turkish President Recep Tayyip ErdoÄan wins referundum on 18-article constitutional reform package
Apr 16 On this day in history world record for gathering of Charlie Chaplin lookalikes - 662 at Manoir de Ban, Chaplin museum in Vevey, Switzerland
Apr 17 In the year 2017 1st living giant shipworm at 3 ft found in the Philippines, really a type of clam
Apr 18 On this day in history british Prime Minister Teresa May announces she will seek a "snap" election
Apr 19 On this day in history fox News confirms they would be letting go of Bill O'Reilly after allegations of sexual harassment
Apr 20 In the year 2017 terrorist attack on police van on Champs ĂlysĂ©es, Paris 1 police officer killed, 2 injured
Apr 21 In the year 2017 taliban attack army base at Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan, killing more than 100
Apr 22 On this day in history ilie NÄstase thrown off tennis court for insulting British female players during Fed Cup play-off against Romania in Constanta
Apr 26 Gift Ngoepe becomes 1st black African to play in Major League Baseball, for the Pittsburgh Pirates in the year 2017.
Apr 28 On this day in history gwyneth Paltrow brand Goop and CondĂ© Nast announce they will be launching a quarterly publication together
Apr 29 3 tornadoes hit south east of Dallas, Texas, killing 5 on this day in history.